Daily Archives: February 2, 2021

SECP Issues Draft Amendments to NBFC Regulations for Public Consultation

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), to safeguard the interest of investors and prevent miss-selling, has proposed amendments to the Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFC) and Notified Entities Regulations, 2008. The proposed amendments focus on training, disciplining, and monitoring

Rupee Gains Big Against All Currencies on Yet Another Tuesday

Repeating the trend from last week, the Pakistani Rupee (PKR) opened the week with an almost blanket loss against most major currencies in the international currency market, turning the tide on Tuesday with blanket gains. Tuesday marked a day of

Pakistan, Uzbekistan express resolve to enter into Preferential Trade Agreement

Pakistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to enhance bilateral trade relations and expressed the resolve to enter into Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). The understanding was reached at their first meeting of Joint Working Group on Trade and Economic Affairs and the

Govt committed to eliminate corruption: Balochistan CM

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that government is committed to eliminate corruption from the province. Talking to journalists along with Federal Minister Zubaida Jalal in Quetta on Tuesday, he said several officers in the province have been suspended

COVID-19 drive to be launched in eight districts of KP

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the COVID-19 drive will initially be launched in eight districts, including Peshawar, Mardan, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Kohat, Swat, Abbottabad and Nowshera. According to the Health department, two hundred and eighty distribution centers have been established for

1st phase of COVID-19 vaccination campaign to be commenced in Sindh

In Sindh, the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign will be commenced in three divisions, including Karachi, Hyderabad and Shaheed Benazirabad. Specific corona vaccine centers have been established by the government for this purpose.   Source: Radio Pakistan

Punjab Livestock policy will be submitted to cabinet for final approval

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar says the first livestock policy of the province has been prepared which would be submitted to the provincial cabinet for final approval. He stated this while chairing a meeting in Lahore today (Tuesday) to

COVID-19 vaccination drive to be started in GB from Feb 15

In Gilgit-Baltistan, the campaign of COVID-19 vaccination of frontline healthcare workers will be started from 15th of this month. This was stated by Gilgit-Baltistan Health Department’s focal person for COVID-19, Dr. Shah Zaman while talking to our Gilgit correspondent on

Transaction of 12, 000 shares of Millat Tractors Limited

Karachi, Millat Tractors Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange about transaction of shares of the company. 5,720 shares @ Rs. 1110.00 per share were sold in the market on February 01, 2021, 60 shares @ Rs. 1110.01 per share were sold

Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President, FPCCI meeting with Mr. Farman Ullah Zarkoon, CEO, Balochistan Board of Investment and Trade

Karachi, February 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President FPCCI was pleased to receive Mr. Farman ullah Zarkoon CEO Baluchistan Board of Investment and Trade (BBIT) along with his team at FPCCI Head Office to discuss the related matters